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Michael Pollan on Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! interviews Michael Pollan, the author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food, and he discusses the link between healthcare and diet, the dangers of processed foods, the power of the meat industry lobby, the “nutritional-industrial complex,” the impact industrial agriculture has on global warming, and his sixty-four rules for eating. “The markets are full of what I call edible food-like substances that you have to avoid,” says Michael Pollan. “So a lot of the rules are to help you, you know, navigate that now very treacherous landscape of the American supermarket.” Continue reading

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